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Today's News

  • SCC women among leaders in several categories

     

    Of course every coach will tell you that the only statistic that matters is the one that appears in the “W” column. But in order to record those wins, a team must perform well in many of the statistical categories. Lena Bramblett’s St. Catharine Patriots are all over the stats page when looking at NAIA leaders.

  • Commanderettes roll into new year with back-to-back wins

     

    Washington County vs. Taylor County
    Score: 45-42 Washington County
    When: Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Where: Campbellsville High School
    Key players: WCHS - Kenya Turner, Jennifer Keene TCHS - Rachel Riggs, Hayley Wright

  • WC boys nab first win in Adair Co. tourney

     

    Washington County vs. Rockcastle County
    Score: 52-41 Rockcastle County
    When: Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Where: Adair County High School
    Key players: WCHS - Alex Marshall, Trae Abell

  • Fire destroys house on Russell Lane

    High winds were problematic as a three-alarm fire burned a house to the ground on Wednesday.

    Mackville, Willisburg and Washington County fire departments and Washington County EMS responded to the blaze at 78 Russell Lane.

    Willisburg firefighter Justin Reynolds said he thinks no one was home, but he said calls were being made to verify that.

    Reynolds said the cause of the fire, which quickly gutted the house, is unknown.

  • UK Wheat Science Group’s winter meeting to be held in January


    Specialists with the University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will present timely information related to the 2012 wheat production year during their winter meeting from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. CST Jan. 10 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville.

  • Nutrient monitoring may help cut costs for nursery owners


    In the past several years, tough economic conditions have hit many industries, including nurseries. One area where nursery owners may be able to save money is monitoring the efficiency of applied nutrients to their container plants, said Winston Dunwell, extension professor for nursery crops with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • Ruley, Nalley exchange vows


    Hannah N. Ruley and Michael Scott Nalley were wed at 2 p.m. on Sept. 10, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in St. Francis, Ky.

    She is the daughter of Thomas Bruce and Rob-Ann Mattingly of Loretto, Ky.
    He is the son of James Leon Nalley II and Patricia Nalley of Springfield.
    The double ring ceremony was performed by Father Troy Overton.

  • News briefs for 12-21


    ONGOING EVENTS

    Holiday Closings

    All county offices will be closed for Christmas, Dec 23 thru Dec. 26.
    PVA, WC County Clerk, WC Circuit Clerk, and judge’s offices will be closed Dec. 30 thru Jan 2 for New Years.
    The sheriff’s office will be open all day Dec. 30 and half a day on Dec. 31, and will be closed Monday, Jan 2.
    If you need assistance, please contact the Springfield Police Dept. at 336-5450 and a deputy will be dispatched.

  • Washington County Farm Bureau receives 2011 Young Farmer Gold Star Award


    Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Washington County Farm Bureau received the 2011 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

    The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

  • WC 4-H teaches community leadership


    Will Begley, a junior at Washington County High School, has lived in the county his whole life and knows it is the place he wants to return to and eventually raise a family of his own. So he jumped at the chance to participate in Teen Leadership Washington County.

    “I really like the smallness and closeness of the community,” he said. “Here you’re an individual, and I want my kids to have the same experiences I’ve had.”